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Jan 15, 2013 9:00pm PST
catchchchchchchchchchchchchchchchchchchchchchchchchchchchchch catch more "young turks" at theyoungturks.com. viewpoint is next. >> john: good evening, i'm john fuglesang. thank you so much for joining us tonight. i guess some good things are worth waiting for. we won't know until wednesday what president obama plans to propose to stem the epidemic of gun violence in this country. white house press secretary jay carney apparently doesn't want to spoil the surprise. >> i will not get ahead of the president in terms of what his package of proposals will include. i will simply note that the president has made clear he intends to take a comprehensive approach. >> john: once again as has happened so often republicans are terrified of barack obama's package. we do have some idea of what's going to come from the white house included in that comprehensive approach. some or all of 19 measures identified by vice president's biden's working group that the president could order without having to go through congress such as sharing gun databases giving the centers for disease control the authority to do national research on guns and aggressivively enforce
CNN
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
the start of his second term in prayer. our white house correspondent brianna keilar is outside st. john's church. that's right near the white house. our chief white house correspondent jessica yellin is on the national mall. brianna, let's go to you first. tell us what's going on. what is about to happen? >> reporter: hi there, wolf. i am across from the church where president obama and mrs. obama are inside sitting, not in the traditional president's pew, but in the first row, as is the vice president and his family, and i want to show you, if this bus will move behind me, you can see over here the presidential limousine, the beast. once this service is over and we are told that it will be short and sweet, the beast is standing ready to whisk president obama and mrs. obama off to the capitol. >> brianna, thank you. let's go to jessica yellin. jessica, i understand you're learning some details about what the president will say. >> reporter: one insider insisted to me, wolf, that there is no challenge to be met today, no political test, but president obama considers this speech deeply me
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 8:00pm EST
, which is in my own state, st. john's parish, and the damage inflicted in st. john didn't make headlines as did sandy, but there were thousands of people who lost their businesses, lost their homes, and we're spending all kinds of money. st. john's parish, one small parish in the midst of the devastation, has spent $12 million on debris removal. 12 million. now, that is predictable. we know it's going to happen and the army corps is moving to figure out a way to mitigate. how to prevent doing this again. i'm told they need a million dollars of federal money to finish the study and begin the authorization process. that's part of what we have committed to in the congress. instead, next time there's a big event, there will be 12 million more in debris removal. it's just crazy. so, again, this is not an earmark for south louisiana. it doesn't instruct the corps to spend one dollar. all it does is give the corps the able to say, listen, we got all this money in sandy, frankly, there's no place to spend it we think is worth it, and if that's the case, if we can spend a small portion someplace
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 7:00am EST
of this morning's "washington journal" on the second inauguration of president obama. john in new york, an independent. caller: the c-span coverage of the inauguration was quite excellent. i have a comment and a question to you know, social studies teachers teach the development of democracy in america. we have jacksonian democracy. then we have lincoln and reconstruction. we have the progress of era and the new deal, and more. is this the age of obama and democracy? host: what to do you think? caller: he talked about inclusion and diversity, but how subsidizing public housing has not been on the agenda at all -- there are a lot of minorities. i live in public housing and i am and minority. i live in harlem. we have been invited to washington to work and issues with public housing and what happened was, through obama, i have to confess, they tried to twist our arm. what happened is there is a demonstration that will be in a couple years. all subsidizing housing throughout the country, including section 8 in multi- family dwellings, and it gives the right of the fall -- a gives for-prof
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2013 1:00pm PST
. joining us now is congressman john larson, democrat of connecticut. good afternoon, sir. >> good afternoon, martin. >> mr. larson, i have been struck by your public comments since that terrible day in december. you said, and i'm quoting you, we have to act. we can't just stand and lower flags and ache with everybody. but in the last few days, we've heard that an assault weapons ban wouldn't make it through congress. the nra says reducing high capacity magazines would also fail. so what do you expect could be done to address the issue of gun violence in america? >> well, just because things appear to be hard, doesn't mean we shouldn't attempt to do them. and as you pointed out at the start of the show, martin, i think the american people have the memory of these children is permanently seared in everyone's memory, and the fierce urgency of now in taking action is upon this congress. that, of course, has caused the lobbies to act and repel against it, but it doesn't mean that we shouldn't continue to put forward common sense, practical legislation. mike thompson, who has been designated by n
MSNBC
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am PST
the president and first lady. you had stevie wonder, john legend, and alicia keys among the other performers last night. here's aleasicia keys with a special version of her hit, "girl on fire." ♪ he's the president and he's on fire ♪ ♪ hotter than a fantasy ♪ obama's on fire ♪ obama's on fire >> nbc's peter alexander is live at the white house now. now, peter, i understand you have a song prepared for us. >> reporter: yeah, no, i was just going to perform for you. actually, i'm glad my mic wasn't hot about 45 seconds ago. you know, you were talking about the president speaking about climate change yesterday, the climate change overnight, we're hovering in the low 20s. we're fortunate, or the inaugural planners are, that this thing didn't have to take place about 24 hours later. >> when i watched out of the house this morning, 16 balmy degrees. now, peter, let's talk about yesterday. a huge day in washington, a huge day for the president. let's talk about how he handled yesterday, but as importantly, sort of where we go from here. he laid out a pretty ambitious agenda of things he w
PBS
Jan 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
with a morning prayer service at st. john's episcopal, near the white house and often called the church of the presidents. he was joined by first lady michelle obama and their daughters malia and sasha as well as vice president biden, his wife jill and members of their family. afterward at the white house, they hosted a bipartisan group of congressional leaders for coffee and then the president began the drive down pennsylvania avenue. all the while lawmakers, other dignitaries and celebrities filled the seats on the west front of the capital. they included former presidents jimmy carter and his wife rosalyn and bill clinton accompanied by his wife, outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton. and then the formal entrances. the obama daughters were introduced to the crowd along with their grandmother marion robinson, the first lady's mother. they were followed by jill biden and by mrs. obama. >> ladies and gentlemen, the first lady of the united states, mrs. michelle obama. >> brown: and the vice president. ♪ hail to the chief and the president himself greeted by official music (hail
LINKTV
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am PST
john roberts. >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. i, barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear that i will faithfully execute the office of president of the united states and will to the best of my ability preserve, protect, and defend the constitution of the united states, so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> 3 activist groups have received permission to protest president obama along the route of the nrk parade. the anti-war group answers says it expects -- we will have more on the inauguration after headlines. alice four people have been killed in u.s. drone strike inside yemen. yemeni government says the attack of four militants but the claim has not been independently verified. the attack comes one day after those of anger of the drone attacks blocked a main road linking the targeted town with the capital. the obama administration meanwhile reportedly has decided to exclude cia drone strikes in pakistan from new legal oversight for targeted killings overseas. the washington post reports counter-terrorism ad
CNN
Jan 22, 2013 1:00pm PST
want to bring in joe johns. he's also working his sources. what are you hearing, joe? >> well, we've got the fbi, the alcohol, tobacco, firearms bureau and others converging on the scene and we're told there are about five different local agencies surrounding the woods there looking for that one shooter who apparently has not been identified. as ed reported, this sounds very different, wolf, from the types of situations we've seen aurora, colorado, newtown, connecticut, and other places where one individual went in indiscriminately and started shooting. this appears to be an altercation between two people in a school setting which makes it sound like more like the things we've seen at public schools and major metropolitan areas and some other universities where police have to start asking questions, was it drug-related, was it gang-related, was this a score settling of any type? these are the types of questions. and congresswoman sheila jackson lee of texas who represents this area, harris county, texas, was asked that question and sort of restated it on air a while ago but we dou
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 10:00am PST
. >> in his later years. we have to keep that in account. >> in his later years he was almost killed by john hinckley. >> all through his presidency he opposed gun control. that's my point. senator j. rockefeller on the other side of the aisle owns an ar-15. we talked to many legislators which own those type of firearms. that's the very point. these are guns which are commonly owned. men and women would want to use these types of firearms to protect their homes. they have much less fire power than your average deer rifle. >> i want to challenge also your polling data, because the pugh poll said 57% of americans, a clear majority, oppose having armed guards in schools. >> this was gallup from last month. you can check that out. >> depends how the question is asked. >> yes, it does. pugh has been well known for that. gallup calls it straight. what do you think is the most important problem facing the country, this was an open ended question at the top, economy in general at 21%, goes down to the federal budget deficit, dissatisfaction with government, unemployment, taxes, all the way at the bo
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 12:00am PST
of relationship with john boehner, say, where we can feel optimistic that they're going to have a very different kind of relationship but can actually be more effective? >> i think there's a different kind of dynamic that speaker boehner has to deal with. i don't know him personally, but his reputation is that he can get deals done, but then he has to sell them in a caucus, some whom, a minority, but a vocal minority of whom are very rigid indeed. so i think the speaker has an opportunity to show his more magnanimous leadership and to lead the whole of the house, and not just his caucus. and as he does that, i think his relationship, not just with the president, but with the general public will improve, and i hope it does. >> one of the issues he's going to face is gun crime, gun control, gun violence, generally. he's been generally audacious in terms of the proposals he's put forward. there's a reality check within minutes of him doing so. people have been queuing up from both sides of the senate and saying look, he may want an assault weapons ban but he's not going to get one. lom like the whi
CNN
Jan 22, 2013 4:00pm PST
spending cuts are proposing more spending. that's a separate issue. john, let me ask you about this that i referenced in texas. they are now saying there's a law being considered, a bill in texas, where if you're already allowed to carry concealed hand gun, you would now be allowed to carry that concealed hand gun on a college or university campus. is that bill going to change because of what happened today or is it just going to go full ahead? >> let's hope so. if there's some common sense and decency on the part of the legislators to respond to changing facts on the ground. look, this shooting is a case study for why more guns on college campuses are a terrible idea. i mean, it doesn't pass the common sense test. anyone who has been to college, it's hard to imagine a worst case scenario than a bunch of college students with more guns. every once in awhile this ideological driven idiocy is not driven by reality. four school shootings since newtown? at what point will we get a reality check and realize the worst thing we can do is have more guns on college campuses? today is a reality chec
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 9:00pm EST
were the people who most moved things? was it king, malcolm x was it stokely carmichael, was it john lewis. one of the ways i try to explain the students rosa parks made martin luther king possible the didn't make rosa parks possible. if she hadn't done what she did by refusing to give up her seat on that montgomery bus, martin luther king would have been an articulate, well meaning baptist minister. he opened up, she open the possibility for him to display the qualities that they had and to rise to the location. >> host: she also said as you know while she was sitting on the bus refusing to give up her seat she was thinking about the material of a new young black boy from chicago who went to mississippi and because he looked at a woman he was brutally murdered. do you think that his death changed or sparked anything in the civil rights movement? >> guest: a lot of things did. it was his death, it was the brown v. board of education decision. as people like barbara johns, the high school student that led a walkout of the segregated school because of protesting in the interior educati
FOX News
Jan 22, 2013 12:00am PST
on this inauguration day. all right, karl, let's go to cbs, there's a political director his name is john dickerson, and urging obama to go for the throat and pulverize the g.o.p. and all opposition, the quote up on the screen. obama's only remaining option is to pulverize whether he succeeds passing legislation or not. given his ambitions his goal should be fights and controversial issues and he could force republicans to either side with their coalition's most extreme elements or cause a rift in the party that will leave it at least temporarily in disarray. >> wait a minute, we should have one party and follow one person, no need for opposition voices. obama rules period. reaction? >> when i read the piece online, i tweeted a link to it because i thought, it was an extraordinary statement. i know john dickerson, known him for a while the typical kind of person you find in the media, very nice fella, good man, but he is so blindly-- this article should scare anybody who has any doubts whatsoever about the media's impartiality. he's a news director for cbs news and writes a piece he essentially cal
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 8:00am PST
% of americans like him. he has a 52% approval rating. john boehner has an 18% approval rating. those are pretty good numbers. and i think also there are glimmers of hope for those of us who believe the president has stayed on his side of pennsylvania avenue too much. he said over the past week or two, his daughters are getting older, they don't like hanging around dad as much anymore. >> he's lonely. >> he's lonely. the president used to tell anybody that would listen, i work and then i go upstairs and i'm with my family. you can't trivialize the fact that he is talking about reaching out more, not only to republicans, we hear the same complaint from democratic senators as well, it's a good sign and let's hope things get done. we have to make this city work again. >> tom's point, the perils of a second term, you have thought about this and talked to the president about it. how does he map out these next four years? >> first of all, i want to say i appreciate the priorities that tom laid out. but there's a larger priority of which this is part, which is how do you create an economy, rebuild an e
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2013 12:00pm PST
. and that is not the case here. the president and the family will walk over to the st. john's church and the church of the president as it is so often known for the first family before the inaugural swearing in and then the parade and then the ball, and ten of them four years ago, but just two, and still pretty good ones this time around. >> peter alexander from the white house, and of course, we will come to you back later in the show. right now, let's go to the south part of the mall there, luke russert. what is going on there? >> well, there is a concert that was four years ago and replayed for the folks who might not have been down here, and we are seeing the 6,000 national guard troops mobilize ed fd for the e and the 4,000 district of columbia police officers joined by 2,000 of their friends from around the country. there is a heavy security presence, but not as much as last time, craig. because we expect 500 to 700,000 people here and last time it with was 1.8 million and more sort of room to breathe, and that is what the organizers said, they want the people to walk around and see the mall
CNBC
Jan 22, 2013 3:00pm EST
? >> cnbc chief writer jeff cox says yes and janes us to make the case and john mays says stronger headwinds are heading our way. jeff, you say we'll have an economic recovery and housing will have to lead the way. explain, and is it doing so? >> remember that old admonition, if not us, who and if not now, when? that applies to the housing market. if not housing what? i mean, we're seeing economist expectations of about 3%, maybe 2.5%, 3% growth in the u.s. this year. if that's going to happen, it's going to have to happen on the backs of the housing market. i heard some of the concerns that diane expressed. i don't think inventory will be that big of a problem going forward. so many houses that are had in the distress market pipeline. a couple of other quick points. >> very quickly. >> wealth effect that ben bernanke talks about is most prevalent in housing. housing prices get pressured up, that's going to help the wealth effect. >> okay. >> finally the stock market historically tells us when housing starts are up more than 25% in the previous year, the next year equity market gains about 9
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2013 2:00pm PST
inaugural moments. here is the first president who was born in the 20th century, john f. kennedy. >> let the word go forth from this time and place to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of americans born in this century, tempered by war h disciplined by a hard and bitter feast, proud of our ancient heritage, and unwilling to witness or permit the small undoing of those human rights to which this nation has always been committed and to which we are committed today at home and around the world. >> wow. later in that speech jfk said another of his most famous lines, ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country. it's a line he paraphrased from george stmplt john, the head master at his prep school. i learned that nugget while researching for my book, "jack kennedy, elusive hero." does that make a difference? search "cost of financial advisors" i learned that nugget while researching for my book, "jack kennedy, elusive hero." ow much . spoiler alert: it's low. really? yes, really. e-trade offers investment advice and guid
KCSMMHZ
Jan 22, 2013 2:30pm PST
very much, john, from our parliamentary studios. >> a series of car bombings in iraq have killed about 20 people and wounded dozens more. >> one blast was in the district of baghdad. a car bomb detonated near a market in several were injured in a suicide tykattack after thy drove a car full of explosives into a checkpoint. ban ki moon as a does not hold out much hope for a diplomatic solution in syria. there has been a fresh round of fighting in homs. >> these pictures are set to show a suicide attack in the town that killed at least 42 people. russia has started helping dozens of their citizens to leave syria. >> canada is investigating allegations that the coordinator of last week's attack at a gas plant in southeastern algeria was canadian. >> he held the canadian citizenship. have confirmed the death of 38 workers who were all foreigners except for one. gay activists in russia have been attacked in public as they have tried to stage a kissing and protest. >> the insulted several of the cadets and at least five of them were detained and brought to a police station. the kissing prote
CBS
Jan 20, 2013 5:00am PST
'chol lashon. that was the founding moment. so that is what john paul a's life has been growing up with be'chol lashon. go ahead. >> so i went to a jewish day school and being the only -- one of the only african- american jewish kids in the day school was pretty interesting just because people kind of looked at you different and thought but differently. but be'chol lashon definitely made me feel more accepted and basically everything about my life because be'chol lashon kind of worked with my school also and that definitely made all the, like, did i have report races of people in my school definitely feel more accepted in general. >> and you know, i think you certainly know, we all know that we live in a world where sometimes people want to put labels on people and sometimes those labels are convenient and sometimes those labels really don't even reflex the depth of who any individual person is and i'm just wondering university in your 15 years here in san francisco, sort of a little bit of how that works personally for yourself. >> at brandeis, because i w
WHUT
Jan 22, 2013 7:00am EST
in the middle east anytime soon. john, "bbc world news," jerusalem. >> well, israel is a deeply politte sized society, and most israelis are passionate in their policies, but just how passionate are they in voting for the elections? >> how does it look so far in terms of turnout? >> it's been very brisk this morning. if you sy save people here are passionate about politics, many here calling it a national -- their national sport but many israelis say we really feel it's a foregone conclusion netanyahu will remain our prime minister but there's no other candidate we think can do the job. but they have big issues on their mind. the economy according to national statistics living under the poverty line and the city sitting vol tile in a vol tile region. featured high in the party's election campaigns but on the streets of israel, people are certainly talking about it. >> yes. a lot of opinion polls say benjamin netanyahu is likely to get another term but they are going to talk about any changes likely to come out of this election. >> absolutely. we cannot predict what the policies of israel's ne
FOX News
Jan 20, 2013 6:00pm PST
thanks to note cards for chief justice john roberts. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear... >> for president obama both a solemn constitutional event in the blue room and just a dad sharing an emotional moment with his girls. >> i did it. >> a sigh of relief 75 days after a tough reelection victory over republican mitt romney. yet it's right back to work for a president getting regular updates from the terror attack in algeria a reminder of the grave threat of al qaeda one of the moving challenges hanging over's ceremonial swearing in where aids say the inaugural address will focus on bringing the nation together. >> he will bring that point very strongly people in washington need to seek common ground. >> republicans note other signs suggest just the opposite such a defiant tone they news conference and new group made up of former campaign aids pressuring congress. >> i was surprised to see him switch his campaign committee into an ongoing campaign style effort to have an impact on the washington debate. doesn't seem that worked out very well. >> it is for tuesday but fo
FOX News
Jan 22, 2013 3:00am PST
.9. >> brian: putting it in perspective, knowing the challenges were different for each president, john meacham, an historian, wrote the book on jefferson, weighed in with bill o'reilly. >> the most important line and not in the speech, it's the fall in media household income over the last 12 years. without rectifying that, this will be an unmemorable presidency and potentially a significantly -- >> how is he going to do that in three years? how is he gog remedy that, turn that around so that the regular folks start to make more money? it seems to me almost inconceivable. almost impossible with his policies. >> with his policies. but i think we're all to blame here. i really do. i think that a lot of people don't want to heart hard truth. people don't want to pay more tax. they don't want to see these cuts. they don't want to embrace the simpson bowles kind of proposals. these are hard choices. but guess what? you and i didn't run for president. he sought the job. it is now his solemn responsibility and i think he is a good man and i think you agree with that. it's his responsibility to lead us
FOX News
Jan 22, 2013 3:00pm PST
david petraeus and the other woman cost him the job as c.i.a. director. the messages from general john allen and jill kelley were discovered in the f.b.i. investigation of petraeus last year. it's been more than four months since the deadly terror attack on the u.s. diplomatic facilities in benghazi, libya. tomorrow, america's top diplomats will finally answer questions about what happened or should we ask them. one of them. where are the dozens of survivors of that attack? why haven't we heard from them? national security correspondent jennifer griffin reports tonight from the state department. >> ambassador steven's body was missing for nearly 11 hours. u.s. military assets in europe were alerted but never utilized. yet, the state department accountability review board chaired by admiral mike mullen and thomas pickerring concluded last month, "there simply was not enough time for armed u.s. military assets to have made a difference." that is not what congressman jason chaffetz was told by general carter hamm when they traveled to libya after the attack. >> he told me he had proximity
CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 9:00am EST
. now let's go to the other house. let's read, and i'll read for you, what senator john cornyn said. he said, we will raise the debt ceiling. he doesn't say may. he says we will. of course he is in the senate. we're not going to default on our debt. both of these gentlemen are on the right track. i personally think in my emotional state i might not have wanted to increase the debt ceiling but i think politics of course we can't be naive. the president has a very big platform for his strategy. he has the bully pulpit. and i think that some media are calling this a retreat on the debt ceiling. to me the only retreat in the equation is williamsburg, virginia. but i do think that now we can concentrate on what andy brenner and i were talking about yesterday and that is march 1st the sequester. march 27th the continuing resolution because we haven't seen both houses pass a budget and i think these issues are much easier to extract from the democrats/the white house because the short-term bumps are going to put a lot of pressure and lot of press in my opinion on the main issue and the main is
FOX News
Jan 16, 2013 8:00am PST
. here is senator john barrasso speaking on fox news this morning. >> we have a spending problem in this country. people all across the country know it. they know it in wyoming. families have to balance their budget every year. many states do. we do in wyoming. it is time for the senate and the house and the president to get serious about limiting our spending and specifically the wasteful spending that continues. >> reporter: earlier this week we heard from house majority whip, minority whip, i should say, steny hoyer, increased revenues, more spending has to be part of any debt ceiling deal. that is a sentiment echoed by the president on numerous occasions since he was reelected. republicans of course in the house are set to go on their retreat this week. their key objective is to find unity. that is the ultimate object tiff for the retreat. without unity and republicans are divided in house they stand no chance of blocking any tax increases that democrats are so intent on. jenna: we'll watch in the weeks to come, doug, thank you. >> reporter: okay. jon: new troubles for boeing
FOX News
Jan 22, 2013 4:00pm PST
the hook tonight in a career that ended. the inspector gyp has cleared general john al ledge of any wrongdoing. investigators haveline booing into hundreds of emails general allen sent to the same tampa socialite involved in the petraeus scandal. military officials had earlier described some of those messages as racey and flirtatious. back in november that woman in florida reported receiving harassing emails. the later tracked those messages to general petraeus' biographer. during the course of the investigation they revealed that the biographer and general petraeus were having a love affair. that prompted general petraeus to resign as head of the cia. as for general allen, the pentagon's statement reads in part the defense secretary has complete confidence in the continued leadership of general allen, who is serving with distinction in afghanistan. showdown on capitol hill. secretary of state hillary clinton tomorrow expected to testify in front of lawmakers about last year's deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. the attack that happened on september 11th killed four americ
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 7:00am PST
? >> it's hard to fathom anything that goes on in washington these days, chris. you have john mccain in 2006 saying chuck hagel would make a great secretary of state and then he and lindsay graham are expressing those same doubts. it's all hypocrisy. if barack obama appointed the greatest woman that ever lived to a position, i think half the republican caucus would be against it. but chuck hagel's going to pass. chuck schumer's declaration was crucial. the only way chuck hagel would run into trouble is if there were significant democratic defections and i think chuck schumer is a leader and his statement makes it clear that won't happen. >> there is a new poll out that shows most americans support chuck hagel's nomination even though 33% had no opinion, i think for a defense secretary post. that's a pretty high recognition factor. what do you think's going to happen here? >> well, i agree with the governor. chuck hagel will be confirmed. he has the relations in the senate. i think the support from chuck schumer is -- was key. but i think at the same time, it's fair to raise quest
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